Demand for US Houses Soars: Mansion Global

Demand in our area of southwestern Montana remains strong as we make our way into the 2nd month of the year.  Inventory is tight.  News from 40,000 feet over the nation in this article – in truth there is no US real estate market.  But good to see overall statistics and compare to what we.. read more →

Quarter 3 2016 Real Estate Market Recap and Metrics – Southwestern Montana

Hot off the presses! Please enjoy this compilation of market metrics for the Bozeman, Bozeman Area, Belgrade, Manhattan, Three Forks, Livingston and Big Sky areas of Southwestern Montana, focusing on single family homes, condo/townhomes and land sales.  Quarter 3 2016 statistics are compared against those from 2015 and 2014. Click on image above for YouTube.. read more →

Quarter 2 2016 Market Update

As we approach the end of July, one third of the way through Quarter 3 2016, we can look back and compare quarter 2 2016 with that of 2015. There are some very interesting statistics as we drill down into the market data.  Interested in where your property would be positioned in this market?  Contact.. read more →

Bozeman population growth #1 in state – BDC

The real estate market is feeling the pressure of the influx – especially in central Bozeman. This short article summarizes where we are with area growth… Bozeman population growth outpaces other Montana cities Jul 21, 2016 Bozeman Daily Chronicle BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Census estimates show that Bozeman’s population growth is outpacing that of.. read more →

City commission holds initial discussion on vacation rental regulation – BDC

Many concerned owners, neighbors and property managers showed up at the City of Bozeman Commission meeting last night to pipe up about the City’s discussion about where vacation rentals go from here. City commission holds initial discussion on vacation rental regulation – Bozeman Daily Chronicle By Eric Dietrich 6-12-16 Regulating vacation rentals, if that’s what.. read more →

Oak Street Expansion to Five Lanes – BDC

Traffic in Bozeman continues to increase and it is becoming evident that some of our roadways are not capable of handling continued growth in their current configuration.  The City of Bozeman commission considered both an expansion on Main Street and an expansion on Oak Street.  The Oak Street option is more favorable to the commission.. read more →

Quarter 1 2016 Market Update

The year is zipping past, and we’re already halfway through Quarter 2, 2016!  The market is going gangbusters – it will be interesting to see where we sit for Quarter 2 once completed. Quarter 1 proved to be a banner one in most segments of the market – with a few exceptions. Please enjoy this.. read more →

Year over Year Real Estate Market Comparison 2014 – 2015

The Greater Gallatin Real Estate market was robust in 2015 – there were areas that showed amazing growth…but there were a few areas that softened. Below is a video that touches on some of the key statistics that emerged when comparing the 2015 and 2014 real estate markets side by side. Love charts? Take a.. read more →

House Overwhelmingly Approves FHA, Rural Housing Reform Bill

Some much needed bipartisan support to help revamp the way that FHA deals with condo certifications. House Overwhelmingly Approves FHA, Rural Housing Reform Bill By Brian Collins, National Mortgage News February 3, 2016 “This comprehensive, bipartisan legislation represents the first real reforms to the programs and processes at HUD and the Rural Housing Service in.. read more →

Hot Off the Presses – PureWest Montana Lifestyle Magazine

The little elves at PureWest Properties have been busy getting this beautiful publication ready for the presses.  Luckily, we were given a digital version of the magazine to share in advance of the full gloss printing that will be available soon.  Enjoy this gorgeous publication, full of the very best real estate available from around.. read more →